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January 29, 2007, 10:56 AM

According to the NTSB, the Flight Options Beechjet 400A (N455CW) that experienced a dual flameout over the Gulf of Mexico on July 12 last year had a lower-than-normal amount of anti-icing additives in its tanks.

January 29, 2007, 10:56 AM

JETPROP CONVERSION OF PIPER PA-46-310P MALIBU, HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C., AUG. 31, 2003–Trailing a whitish vapor from the left wing, according to a witness, the JetProp Malibu conversion was returning to the Hilton Head Airport for an emergency landing when it hit trees and caught fire.

January 29, 2007, 10:56 AM

January 13 is the closing date for comments on the FAA’s proposal to establish rules covering extended twin-engine operations (ETOPS) applicable to Part 121 and 135 operations.

January 29, 2007, 10:55 AM

BOMBARDIER LEARJET 25B, DEL RIO, TEXAS, SEPT. 19, 2003–Flying at 190 knots on final approach, the pilot of Lear N666TW first braked at 1,247 feet from the departure end of 5,000-foot Runway 13 at Del Rio International Airport (DRT).

January 29, 2007, 10:54 AM

Alteon Training is also launching Boeing Business Jet pilot training at its facility in Palma, Spain. BBJ training will use a level-D simulator with a head-up display to provide initial, recurrent and refresher courses, as well as progressive checks.

January 29, 2007, 10:54 AM

HAWKER 700A, BEAUMONT, TEXAS, SEPT. 20, 2003–An instructor was preparing two pilots for their Part 135 competency and proficiency checks, doing stalls in a practice area near Southeast Texas Regional Airport, when the Hawker went into a spin and crashed.

January 29, 2007, 10:53 AM

Cabin-safety and service training for business-jet flight attendants is now being offered by Alteon Training, a Renton, Wash.-based subsidiary of Boeing.

January 29, 2007, 10:52 AM

Honeywell SPZ 8000 symbol generators in more than 90 Falcon 900s would have to be replaced if the FAA enacts a proposed AD. The FAA said that during approach, the quantity of data being processed may cause the EFIS display to flash or go blank.

January 29, 2007, 10:51 AM

Raytheon Beech 1900C, Nassau, Bahamas, Oct. 22, 2004–The pilots of Beech 1900 N79YV, operated by Southern Air Charter, a Bahamian certified airline, ditched the airplane approximately 80 yards off the southern shoreline of New Providence Island.

January 29, 2007, 10:50 AM

British Aerospace Jetstream 3101, Caracas, Venezuela, Nov. 18, 2004– Jetstream YV-1083C (Venezuelan registration) lost directional control and crashed into the airport fire station while landing in IMC and heavy rain at Simon Bolivar International Airport, Caracas, Venezuela.

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